UHWO’s Winter Concert is Sunday at the Pearl City Cultural Center

UHWO University Band in 2016.

UHWO University Band in 2016.

UH West Oʻahu’s music program is offering a nice finishing touch to your Thanksgiving Weekend – a free Winter Concert by UHWO’s University Band, University Chorus, and Hawaiian Ensemble this Sunday, Nov. 26.

Featured on the program are traditional holiday offerings, tributes to Her Royal Majesty Liliʻuokalani, and music including “Kohala March” by Pale Lua & David Kaʻili, Eric Whitacre’s “Lux Aurumque” (Light and Gold), Benjamin Britten’s “There Is No Rose”, “The Wind and the Lion Symphonic Suite” by Jerry Goldsmith, and much more.

The Winter Concert is scheduled for 3 to 5 p.m. at the Pearl City Cultural Center. The cultural center is located at 2100 Hoʻokiʻekiʻe St., Pearl City.  (Note: This was scheduled to start at 4 p.m., but now will begin at 3 p.m. to accommodate all faculty and students.)

The groups will present a variety of holiday and other selections. The event is sponsored by UH West Oʻahu’s Humanities Division’s Music Program. Questions? Jon Magnussen, 808-689-2357, or jonmagnu@hawaii.edu.

Image courtesy of Jon Magnussen